O the Lamb

Adapter: Ellen Jane Lorenz

Ellen Jane Lorenz (Ellen Jane Lorenz Porter) was born in 1907 in Dayton, OH. A descendant of the well known publishing family of Lorenz, she served as editor for the company for 36 years. She earned a Masters of Sacred Music degree from Wittenberg University in 1971. Her PhD thesis was transformed into the book Glory, Hallelujah: the Story of the Campmeeting Spiritual published by Abingdon Press in 1980. She was well known as a composer and received many commissions for anthems, cantatas, vocal and instrumental works. See also the Ellen Jane Lorenz Porter archival collection at Wright State University Special Collections and Archives. Also used pseudonyms: Hadler, Rosemary, 1907-1996 James, Allen, 1907-1996 Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O the Lamb, the loving Lamb
Title: O the Lamb
Adapter: Ellen Jane Lorenz (1980)
Meter: Irregular
Source: 19th cent. campmeeting song
Place of Origin: United States
Language: English



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The United Methodist Hymnal #300
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #331
Include 2 pre-1979 instances